Cannot trace security threat through internet calls: Govt

by Technology | 26-07-2018 | 4438 views

Ten years after the 26/11 attacks where lakshar conspirators sitting in pakistan occupied kashmir used voice over internet protocol (voIP) services to communicate with 10 terrorists, the ministry of home affairs on Wednesday admitted that security agencies find it difficult to track calls over VoIP. In a written reply to rajya sabha MP K R Arjunan the Minister of State (MoS) home affairs stated that because of encryption and propriety coding- decoding technique being used by voice over internet protocol provider, it is not possible to monitor the communication being provided by such services.

The home years Ministry has also stated that it has no plans to ban whatsapp in jammu and kshmir. while the popular social media application has been reported to have been misused to spread videos propaganda and even gather people for dtone pelting in militancy-hit regions no ban is under consideration. 

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